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  1. Housing in Postwar Japan - A Social History

    By Ann Waswo

    Radical changes in the design of housing in post-war Japan had numerous effects on the Japanese people. Public policy toward housing provision and the effects of escalating land prices in Tokyo and a few other very large cities in the country from the mid- to late 1970s onward are examined, but it...

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

  2. BREDEM-12 Model Description: 2001 update

    (BR 438)

    By B.R. Anderson

    This document describes the technical basis of BREDEM-12, the current annual version of the BRE Domestic Energy Model, including 2001 updates. This model estimates energy consumption in dwellings, including estimates for space heating, water heating, cooking, lights and appliances. The principles...

    Published January 15th 2002 by IHS BRE Press

  3. Understanding Housing Finance

    Meeting Needs and Making Choices

    By Peter King

    Understanding Housing Finance offers a distinctive introduction to the subject. Instead of discussing housing finance in accounting or economic terms, this book considers housing finance politically. It is finance that makes housing consumption, housing management and housing development possible....

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  4. Council Housing and Culture

    The History of a Social Experiment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Born of idealism, and once an icon of the Labour movement and pillar of the Welfare State, council housing is now nearing its end. But do its many failings outweigh its positive contributions to public health and wellbeing?Alison Ravetz here provides the first comprehensive and apolitical history...

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Health and Housing

    By Jill Stewart

    Series: Clay’s Library of Health and the Environment

    Environmental Health and Housing provides both students and professionals with comprehensive coverage of issues relating to both social and private housing. The book includes basic technical information for completing house surveys, detailed yet clear backgrounds to and explanations of applying...

    Published May 24th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Housing Design Quality

    Through Policy, Guidance and Review

    By Matthew Carmona

    This book directly addresses the major planning debate of our time - the delivery and quality of new housing development. As pressure for new housing development in England increases, a widespread desire to improve the design of the resulting residential environments becomes evermore apparent with...

    Published April 5th 2001 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Housing and Finance in Developing Countries

    By Kavita Datta, Gareth Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book explores the linkages between formal and informal housing finance drawing upon the lessons of NGO and micro-finance practices. Both public and private formal finance institutions have experienced great difficulty in lending below a middle-income client group, and are often reluctant to...

    Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Design for Secure Residential Environments

    By S. Crouch, Henry Shaftoe, Roy Fleming

    Series: Chartered Institute of Building

    There is currently a great deal of interest in crime prevention and how it can be reduced through better design. Design for a Secure Residential Environment provides the framework on which the risk of crime can be reduced through sensible design of the vulnerable parts of houses, community...

    Published November 17th 1998 by Routledge

  9. European Integration and Housing Policy

    Edited by Mark Kleinman, Walter Matznetter, Mark Stephens

    This book presents a series of debates arising from the housing needs of different EU countries. The authors address key issues by examining in turn: * the consequences of European integration for different housing markets * the impact of the Maastricht Treaty and other policy documents * the...

    Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Housing, Individuals and the State

    The Morality of Government Intervention

    By Peter King

    Can the state solve housing problems or does it create them? This book explores the question by combining a detailed critique of contemporary housing policy with a philisophical analysis of the role of the state and individuals. Examining the state's role as controller and funder of housing, the...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge